There are three categories of officials: supervisors, invigilators and inspectors. Supervisors are teachers nominated by the various State Ministries of Education. They are actually responsible for conducting the exams at the various centres. It is their responsibility to collect question papers from the custodian and return answer scripts to the custodian centres.
Invigilators are usually teaching staff nominated by their school principals to assist the supervisors at the centres, while inspectors are WAEC staff members who go from one centre to another when the examination is in progress.
Câu lạc bộ không huWAEC does not prepare candidates for its examinations by establishing secondary schools or tutorial centres, and no such institutions are affiliated to the Council.
Câu lạc bộ không huWAEC provides feedback in the form of Chief Examiners' Report on candidates' performance in the various papers for each examination diet, which helps schools and private candidates to prepare adequately for subsequent examinations. The Chief Examiners' Reports are avialable for sale at the Council's offices nationwide.
The Council usually advertises entry periods and entry procedures in national newspapers. In respect of the WASSCE for example, the Council conducts three exams each year: the first in January/February is the WASSCE for Private Candidates-First Series; the second in April/May is the WASSCE for School Candidates while the third held in August/September is the WASSCE for Private Candidates-Second Series.
Câu lạc bộ không huRegistration for the examinations are done through the Internet (online). The WASSCE for School Candidates exam is for school candidates and all entry formalities are undertaken by the schools presenting candidates.
Câu lạc bộ không huIn the case of the Private Candidates' examination, entry is on an individual basis. A prospective candidate purchases the entry e-PIN which enables him/her to complete the entry form on the Council's registration website-www.waeconline.org.ng. A registered candidate subsequently prints out from the website the identification photo card, which contains vital information about the candidate's centre name, location, number and the subjects entered for. The examination timetable and subject syllabuses are also made available to prospective candidates on the website.
Câu lạc bộ không huIt is important to note that once the prescribed fee is paid to the accredited selling agent, a prospective candidate obtains e-PIN used for online registration and checking of results.
Candidates are required to enter and sit for a minimum of eight (8) and a maximum of nine (9) subjects. These must include the following :
- English Language
- Civic Education
- One Trade/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Câu lạc bộ không huThese are the core subjects. In addition to the above, every student must offer any three of the underlisted subjects not already offered as core subjects: Biology, Economics, Physics, Book-Keeping, Chemistry, Typewriting, Further Mathematics, Shorthand, Commerce, History, Geography, Literature-in-English, Agricultural Science, Woodwork, Health Science, Auto-Mechanics, Building Construction, Music, Clothing and Textiles, Art, Christian Religious Knowledge, French, Islamic Studies, Physical Education, Arabic Studies, Government, Metal Work, Applied Electricity, Electronics, Foods and Nutrition, Technical Drawing Home Management.
In the case of the school examination, the prospective candidate must be in the SS 3 class in a recognized school, For the private candidates' examination, any one of the following categories may enter for the WASSCE:
- Those who have attempted the WASSCE in previous years;
- Those who have attempted the GCE and obtained a pass in at least three subjects;
- Those who have passed the Teachers’ Grade two examination.
Yes. Reports about functionaries who are teachers are made to the various State Ministries of Education and All Nigerian Conference of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS) for disciplinary measures. Such functionaries have been disciplined in the past. WAEC has its own procedures for disciplining erring inspectors.